Thursday, January 12, 2012

Wing IDE 4.1.3 released

Wingware has released version 4.1.3 of Wing IDE, an integrated development environment designed specifically for the Python programming language.

Wing IDE is a cross-platform Python IDE that provides a professional code editor with vi, emacs, and other key bindings, auto-completion, call tips, refactoring, context-aware auto-editing, a powerful graphical debugger, version control, unit testing, search, and many other features.

Highlights of this release include:
  • Added move-line-up and move-line-down line editing commands 
  • Added Open From Project option to search only on the file name
  • Added goto-overridden-method command
  • Added copy-reference command to copy filename, line number(s), scope, and optionally the current or selected lines to the clipboard
  • Added experimental Eclipse style key binding
  • Several auto-editing improvements
  • 12 vi mode fixes
  • Avoid grouping snippets and arg entry into a single undo action
  • Speed up auto-completion and auto-editing
  • About 25 other bug fixes and minor improvement

See the details in the change log.

Version 4 adds the following new major features:

* Refactoring -- Rename/move symbols, extract to function/method, and introduce variable
* Find Uses -- Find all points of use of a symbol
* Auto-Editing -- Reduce typing burden by auto-entering expected code
* Diff/Merge -- Graphical file and repository comparison and merge
* Django Support -- Debug Django templates, run Django unit tests, and more
* matplotlib Support -- Maintains live-updating plots in shell and debugger
* Simplified Licensing -- Includes all OSes and adds Support+Upgrades subscriptions

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